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Bio:
Max Baker has over 2O years of professional theatre, TV and film experience. On Broadway twice in Cyrano De Bergerac, also Jerusalem (and West End run). Off-Broadway: Small Mouth Sounds; The Village Bike; The Explorer's Club; Abigail's Party; Goose-Pimples. Many TV appearances including recurring ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Max Baker has over 2O years of professional theatre, TV and film experience. On Broadway twice in Cyrano De Bergerac, also Jerusalem (and West End run). Off-Broadway: Small Mouth Sounds; The Village Bike; The Explorer's Club; Abigail's Party; Goose-Pimples. Many TV appearances including recurring ... (read complete bio)
BWW Review: At J. Max Baker's ONE CHRISTMAS CAROL, One Man is All You Need Photo BWW Review: At J. Max Baker's ONE CHRISTMAS CAROL, One Man is All You Need
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2019

When a story is as woven in people's collective consciousness as A Christmas Carol is, how does one go about making their adaptation stand out amongst countless others? It turns out, all you have to do is be J. Max Baker. A one man retelling of A Christmas Carol is far from an easy feat, and Baker takes on all 34 characters with finesse, personality, humor, and skill.

EVERYTHING IS SUPER GREAT Makes Co-World Premiere At 59E59 Theaters Photo EVERYTHING IS SUPER GREAT Makes Co-World Premiere At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

59E59 Theaters will welcome the NY premiere of EVERYTHING IS SUPER GREAT, written by Stephen Brown and directed by Sarah Norris. Produced by New Light Theater Project and Stable Cable Lab Co. in a co-world premiere in conjunction with Theatre Lab FAU, EVERYTHING IS SUPER GREAT begins performances on Friday, November 22 for a limited engagement through Saturday, December 14. Press Opening is Tuesday, November 26 at 7:30 pm. The performance schedule is Tuesday a?" Friday at 7:30 pm; Saturday at 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm; Sunday at 2:30 pm. Please note, there are no performances on Wednesday, November 27 and Thursday, November 28; and no matinee performance on Saturday, December 7. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $25 ($20 for 59E59 Members). Tickets are available by calling the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or by visiting www.59e59.org. The approximate running time is 90 minutes with no intermission.

William Jackson Harper And Jesse Eisenberg Join Playing On Air's Fall 2019 Season Photo William Jackson Harper And Jesse Eisenberg Join Playing On Air's Fall 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Playing on Air's Fall 2019 podcast season will begin this weekend with a special re-release of Jesse Eisenberg's short play A LITTLE PART OF ALL OF US, starring the playwright and Justin Bartha (The Hangover trilogy, a?oeThe Good Fighta??). The season will also feature Sean Carvajal (King Lear) and Bobby Moreno (a?oeHomelanda??) in 3:59AM: A DRAG RACE FOR TWO ACTORS by Marco Ramirez, as well as a live recording of Jacquelyn Reingold's 2B OR NOT 2B with William Jackson Harper (a?oeThe Good Place,a?? Midsommar) and Jenn Harris (a?oeGaybya??). 

Photo Flash: CONTINUITY Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: CONTINUITY Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Get a look inside opening night for Manhattan Theatre Club's World premiere of Continuity

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of CONTINUITY, Directed by Rachel Chavkin? Photo Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of CONTINUITY, Directed by Rachel Chavkin?
by Review Roundups - May 22, 2019

Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), opened May 21 at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street).

MTC's CONTINUITY Opens Tomorrow Photo MTC's CONTINUITY Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), opens tomorrow night at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street).

MTC Announces Talk Backs Accompanying CONTINUITY Photo MTC Announces Talk Backs Accompanying CONTINUITY
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

MTC announces a Talkback series following select performances of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812).

Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's CONTINUITY Directed by Rachel Chavkin Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's CONTINUITY Directed by Rachel Chavkin
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

Get a first look below at Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin

Climate Change Play CONTINUITY Begins Performances At Manhattan Theatre Club On May 8 Photo Climate Change Play CONTINUITY Begins Performances At Manhattan Theatre Club On May 8
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), begins performances tomorrow at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street). Opening night is set for Tuesday, May 21.

MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY Photo MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce the complete casting for the world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). The production will feature Max Baker (1984, The Explorers Club), Jasmine Batchelor (The River), Rosal Colon ('Orange is the New Black,' Between Riverside and Crazy), Curran Connor (Pidgeon, A Picture of Autumn), Garcia ('Tales of the City'), Darren Goldstein (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, The Madrid), Alex Hurt (Cardinal, The Whirligig) and Megan Ketch (The Big Wedding, 'American Gothic').

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of Encores! I MARRIED AN ANGEL? Photo Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of Encores! I MARRIED AN ANGEL?
by Review Roundups - Mar 22, 2019

New York City Center's I Married an Angel officially opened last night, March 21. The show is the second Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season. Let's see what the critics are saying...

Photo Flash: First Look at Encores! I MARRIED AN ANGEL! Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Encores! I MARRIED AN ANGEL!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Next up at New York City Center is I Married an Angel, the second Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season. In addition to Sara Mearns as the Angel of the title, the production will feature Phillip Attmore (Peter Mueller), Max Baker (General Lucash), Mark Evans (Count Willy Palaffi), Ann Harada (Duchess of Holstein-Kuloff), Nikki M. James (Countess Peggy Palaffi), Hayley Podschun (Anna Murphy), and Tom Robbins (Harry Mischka Szigetti).

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Sara Mearns, Mark Evans & More in Rodgers and Hart's I MA Photo BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Sara Mearns, Mark Evans & More in Rodgers and Hart's I MARRIED AN ANGEL at Encores!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2019

Wake Up With BWW 3/20: The New Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Begin Perfor Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/20: The New Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Begin Performances, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 20, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get over the hump today with the top Broadway stories!

BWW TV: Sara Mearns, Ann Harada, Nikki M. James & More Say 'I Do' in Rehearsals for E Photo BWW TV: Sara Mearns, Ann Harada, Nikki M. James & More Say 'I Do' in Rehearsals for Encores! I MARRIED AN ANGEL
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 14, 2019

Next up at New York City Center is I Married an Angel, the second Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season. In addition to Sara Mearns as the Angel of the title, the production will feature Phillip Attmore (Peter Mueller), Max Baker (General Lucash), Mark Evans (Count Willy Palaffi), Ann Harada (Duchess of Holstein-Kuloff), Nikki M. James (Countess Peggy Palaffi), Hayley Podschun (Anna Murphy), and Tom Robbins (Harry Mischka Szigetti).

Mark Evans, Ann Harada, Nikki M. James, and More Set to Star in Encores! I MARRIED AN Photo Mark Evans, Ann Harada, Nikki M. James, and More Set to Star in Encores! I MARRIED AN ANGEL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

New York City Center today announced casting for I Married an Angel, the second Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season.

Harrison David Rivers Named Recipient of 2018 Relentless Award Photo Harrison David Rivers Named Recipient of 2018 Relentless Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

The American Playwriting Foundation, established to make annual grants to new American plays, has selected Harrison David Rivers for The 2018 Relentless Award, the largest annual cash prize in American theater awarded to a play.

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For KLEPTOCRACY At Arena Stage Photo Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For KLEPTOCRACY At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Kenneth Lin's timely cautionary tale of capitalism run amok, Kleptocracy. Inspired by the power struggle between the richest of the Oligarchs and an ambitious Vladimir Putin after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Lin (House of Cards) explores U.S. - Russia relations then and now. Directed by Jackson Gay, and by special arrangement with Robert Ahrens, Mickey Liddell and Michael Mills, Kleptocracy runs January 18 - February 24, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater.

Enter now for a chance to win Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets! Presented by Photo Enter now for a chance to win Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets! Presented by Playing on Air.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

How do you transfigure $10 into the ultimate Harry Potter Broadway experience? Playing On Air today announced the start of a Prizeo raffle for a magical prize: a pair of tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway, travel to New York, and a meeting with a surprise member of the Potter cast. The digital fundraiser benefits Playing on Air's mission of bringing the best in American theater to audiences nationwide, for free and on demand. The sweepstakes is part of the acclaimed theater podcast's 'Harry Potter Month,' which celebrates all that is spooky, magical, and delightfully British, including a classic audio play whodunit starring Jim Dale, narrator of the Potter audiobooks.

New Independent Film BUSHWICK BEATS To Open Bushwick Film Festival Photo New Independent Film BUSHWICK BEATS To Open Bushwick Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

A new independent film based in the heart of Brooklyn's hot Bushwick neighborhood entitled ‚ÄúBushwick Beats‚ÄĚ will get its international premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival in the San Francisco area followed by a red carpet reception and screening at the opening party of the Bushwick Film Festival in New York City tonight

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